ENMET Booth #518 October 14th & 15th, 2019, Nashville, TN
October 10, 2019
ENMET is excited to have our new AirGuard portable breathing air system on display at Best Practices 2019 Expo. This next generation breathing air monitor has a large external digital color display, audio alarm, and a data logger for OSHA compliance record keeping.
OSHA has implemented an OSHA Weighting System (OWS) for inspections that it says will focus enforcement activities on “critical and strategic areas.”
Under the current enforcement weighting system, OSHA weights certain inspections based on the time taken to complete the inspection or, in some cases, the impact of the inspection on workplace safety and health.
Engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) are materials that are intentionally produced to have at least one primary dimension less than 100 nanometers. These materials have new or unique properties different from those of larger forms of the same material, making them desirable for specific product applications.
Visual dashboard of noise patterns and exposure levels helps reduce health risks and improve safety programs
October 9, 2019
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced a new smart hearing solution that combines cloud-based software and connected, protective headsets to monitor sound in real time and analyze patterns to help companies better protect workers from noise-induced hearing loss.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released details about a deadly gas pipeline rupture that occurred in August in Lincoln County, Kentucky. The rupture in the 30-inch-diameter natural gas transmission pipeline, which was owned and operated by Enbridge Inc., released about 66 million cubic feet of natural gas - which ignited.
A union representing Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) workers in New York is claiming that MTA employees are being endangered by asbestos discovered in a bus depot, while the MTA says tests failed to find the hazardous substance.
The Transit Workers Union (TWU) Local 100 is reportedly demanding that employees who work in the Brooklyn building, which was built in 1858, be evaluated for asbestos exposure-related health problems.
The U.S. Department of Labor has selected 12 members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH). The members, four of whom were designated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), represent occupational health, occupational safety, labor, management, and public interests.
ACGIH® is pleased to announce new members for its 2020 Board of Directors and its 2020 Nominating Committee.
ACGIH®’s membership elected three (3) members to serve as Directors on the Board of Directors.
ACGIH® will present the Notations: How Are They Assigned and How Should They Be Used in Industrial Hygiene Practice? webinar on November 19, 2019. This webinar will focus on the Notations recommended by the Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances (TLV®-CS) Committee.
Approximately 60 Amazon warehouse workers in Eagan, Minnesota walked out of their workplace last week mid-shift, to protest working conditions, pay and limits on total weekly hours that prevent them from receiving health care benefits. Among the workers’ demands: weight restrictions on the boxes they must lift, which currently can weigh up to 70 pounds.